Job Description

Senior UX Designer

Location: United States

Job TypeFull time

Section 1: Position Summary

Design the user experience for web and mobile solutions that help millions of people achieve their financial goals. Use design thinking techniques and strong collaboration across business, design, analytics, and development functions to create experiences our customers love and that drive results for the business. Serve as the subject-matter expert for the UX discipline. Use creative and technical problem-solving skills to guide the design from concept through completion.

Section 2: Job Functions, Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create web and mobile solutions that bring clarity to complex problems by using a range of skills, including user research, interaction design, visual design, and information architecture, as well as knowledge of the competitive landscape and of the Ascensus brand.
  • Prototype and scale UX solutions for new products, services, features, and enhancements from journey maps through detailed designs.
  • Build strong, collaborative relationships across design, business, development, and analytics teams. Manage expectations within the team and with clients.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to inform design decisions and ensure that solutions have the intended impact.
  • Assist with other tasks and projects as assigned
  • Responsible for protecting, securing, and proper handling of all confidential data held by Ascensus to ensure against unauthorized access, improper transmission, and/or unapproved disclosure of information that could result in harm to Ascensus or our clients.
  • Our I-Client service philosophy and our Core Values of People Matter, Quality First and Integrity Always® should be visible in your actions on a day to day basis showing your support of our organizational culture.


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Section 3: Experience, Skills, Knowledge Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in a creative or technical field.
  • Minimum 5 – 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Able to resolve disparate user and business needs, to drive clarity and alignment across stakeholders.
  • Portfolio demonstrating expertise solving complex UX problems and designing thoughtfully crafted web and mobile experiences on large-scale projects.
  • Strong collaboration skills. High degree of creativity, empathy, and passion.
  • Excellent communication skills (storytelling, visualization, use of qualitative and quantitative data) to enlist support for initiatives and ignite enthusiasm to execute.
  • Experience with Design Thinking, Agile, and Lean methodologies.
  • Highly proficient in the use of design and prototyping software (Adobe, Sketch, InVision, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable about web and mobile UX best practices. Understanding of HTML/CSS and emerging tools, technologies, and business practices.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Able to switch between tasks across projects.
  • Able to give and receive feedback and interpret critique to enhance project outcomes.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

The national average salary range for this role is $75k-151k in base pay, exclusive of any bonuses and benefits.This base salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this position. Actual salary offered will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, performance, and internal pay alignment. We do not anticipate that candidates hired will begin at the top of the range however, from time to time, it may occur on a case-by-case basis. Other rewards and benefits may include: 401(k) match, Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid-Time-Off, etc.